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resistance to israel, controls gaza. after long opposing abbas's u.n. efforts, the militant hamas recently endorsed the move. >> ( translated ): the hamas movement is with all the diplomacy acts that adds to the palestinian victories. we welcome the step for statehood at the united nations but we want it to be through a national program based on the resistance and keeps the palestinian rights. >> warner: general assembly recognition would put palestine on a par with the vatican at the u.n., but would not grant full representation. last year, abbas failed to win full u.n. membership for a state of palestine. the u.s. is opposed to even limited recognition, saying it will endanger prospects for a negotiated settlement with israel. state department spokeswoman victoria nuland issued that warning again today. >> we are concerned that this vote is going to make the work of getting... the work of getting the parties back to the table more difficult. >> warner: but the palestinians' u.n. representative riyad mansour voiced the opposite view yesterday. >> it should be respected by everyone and we
they got there or might have done it. amid a media circus, israel to mock -- denies what it calls a ludicrous palestinian clans. palestinian officials were determined to prove -- preserve some dignity as his tomb was resealed. results of the test will not been known for several months. >> the term ponzi scheme has become all too familiar. this time is not bernie madoff. afghanistan's largest financial institution was used to steal hundreds of millions of dollars. a copy says that almost $900 million in loans were made just 219 people and companies. the fact was revealed when regulators seized the bank. it comes as an embarrassment to president karzai whose brother is one of the main beneficiaries. >> afghanistan has seen so much money and it went into the hands of the tiniest number of people. to the relief, this moneychanger included the bank, survived. in fact, this was an international -- for the first time, a deal could -- a detailed explanation of what happened. i spoke by television to president karzai's brother. he is accused of taking millions but denies the charges. >> th
administered by the agents of israel. >> the time has come to maybe try to find the proof of what has happened and to bring justice. i think he deserves and the palestinian people deserve it. >> reporter: to palestinians he was the ultimate fighter for freedom. to israelis, the face of terror. they cornered him first in lebanon and then to his west bankhead quarters. allowed at last into exile he died officially from a stroke. but traces of highly toxic polonium were recently found on his clothes. the israeli secret services finally get their man. >> did israel murder, assassinate, get rid of yasser arafat. >> i can tell you a definite absolute no. they used to say that we, that our snipers had arafat on their sights and the decision was not to kill him. >> reporter: whatever dark secret this grave might or might not reveal, the timing is fortuitous. in the very week that palestinians applied to the united nations for recognition. a significant step towards the fulfillment of yasser arafat's life work. after arafat's death, experts warned after so many years definitive answers are likely to re
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